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Scranton Composite Squadron 201
The Scranton Composite Squadron, of the Civil Air Patrol, seek volunteers with an interest in serving within their community. Primarily to do squadron managerial duties and working with youth members within the cadet program. In addition to position specific duties, all members are encouraged to participate in Civil Air Patrol’s Emergency Services, Aerospace Education, and Cadet Program missions. A wide variety of Emergency Services and other training opportunities are available if desired.
The Scranton Composite Squadron is primarily dedicated to the implementation of the CAP Cadet Program, which encourages young people between the ages of 12 and 20 to develop leadership skills, meet physical and intellectual challenges, and serve their local communities by taking aerospace education to the youth, and serve in search & rescue and disaster relief.
- Good organizational, people, and communication skills.
- Aged 18 or older.
- Willingness to become a member of the Civil Air Patrol and comply with all internal regulations and procedures
- Ability and willingness to commit for a minimum of one year.
- Ability to pass a federal and state background check.
- Enthusiasm for community service and working with youth.
- Able to attend majority of weekly squadron meetings
Some positions (as primary or assistant) include, but not limited to:
Public Information and Historian
Membership (Recruiting & Retention)
Administration and Personnel
Safety and Health
Cadet Programs: Drill/Color Guard, Testing, Mentoring, Aerospace Education/STEM
Pilots for Orientation Flights and Emergency Services
Emergency Services (Ground team, Air crew, Mission base) and Disaster Preparedness
If interested, contact Major Anita McCormick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Scranton Composite Squadron 201
c/o Major Anita McCormick, Civil Air Patrol, 30 Valley View Drive, SCRANTON, PA 18510, US
Scranton Composite Squadron: "It is the mission of the Scranton Composite Squadron to develop competence in our community’s youth in the areas of leadership, aerospace knowledge, volunteer service; instilling in them a sense of integrity, a desire to be excellent and help them develop the crucial life skills of self-management, self-discipline, strong work ethic, and respect for one another."
Scranton Composite Squadron is one of the squadrons in Group 4 of Pennsylvania Wing located in Northeast PA. As a Total Force partner and Auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol is there to search for and find the lost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep the homeland safe. Its 60,000 members selflessly devote their time, energy and expertise toward the well-being of their communities, while also promoting aviation and related fields through aerospace/STEM education and helping shape future leaders through CAP’s cadet program.
Squadrons in Group 4 are located in Whitehall, Easton, Quakertown, Doylestown, Tobyhanna, Jessup, Wilkes-Barre (as of August 2019).
Scranton Composite Squadron meets every Monday 6:30 pm to 9 pm at Lackawanna Public Safety Center in Jessup PA.
Civil Air Patrol’s missions for America are many, and today’s adults and cadets perform their duties with the same vigilance as its founding members - preserving CAP’s 75-year legacy of service while maintaining its commitment to nearly 1,500 communities nationwide.